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Veronica Sch…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Veronica Schneider answered:
Where can I find recently sold properties for a given neighborhood/condo association?
Hi Nick, I would be more than happy to help you locate recently sold listings! Please feel free to visit our website: www.GreenTreeMaine.com
We have a widget at the bottom of our websi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Home Selling in 04103
Danielle Nic…, Real Estate Pro in 63017
Danielle Nicholl answered:
I'am a self employed builder and want to know how I can list property?
You should find a local Realtor who is experienced with new construction marketing. Be sure that they have a team that can properly service your homes (with being open on the weekends). ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Home Selling in 04578
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
How do I price my home appropriately to sell in a tuff market? I need to make a profit and draw attention to my home.
Make your home as neat and clean as possible and remove any clutter before showing it. Hire a local Realtor and price the property as the best home within a price range of $20,000. This ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 20, 2015 Home Selling in Dexter
Harrison Wol…, Real Estate Pro in Hallowell, ME
Harrison Wolfington answered:
If I buy a second home now for full time living, and rent my current home for 2 years, will I be subject to cap gains taxes when I sell the first
You should double check with a tax professional, but my understanding is that if you've occupied a property for at least 2 out of the past 5 years, then you are not required to pay capi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 3, 2015 Home Selling in 04330
Lisa Caron, Real Estate Pro in Bangor, ME
Lisa Caron answered:
Do any agents or real estate people in the Bangor area buy houses to flip for profit?
Yes, there are several agents that do this. Do you have any other questions that deal with flipping properties? I am not an agent that does this, but have two agents at my office that d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 4, 2014 Home Selling in Bangor
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
Is putting in an alternative source of heat (gas burning stove not requiring electricity) a value when selling? We're in Maine.
Alternative heat source is a yes. Hot tub is a no (IMHO). Power lines are an issue with some people and not for others. Those who have a problem with them will not even look (or not pur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 14, 2014 Home Selling in Maine
Terry Bell, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa, CA
Terry Bell answered:
My house was appraised 5 mths ago as we refinanced. We listed it 500.00 under appraisal price. We received an offer for 13,000 less than list price.
When your agent listed your home, the agent probably not only considered that appraisal in coming up with a listing price, but also checked what similar homes have sold for recently and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 29, 2014 Home Selling in 04401
Judi Monday,…, Real Estate Pro in Green Valley, AZ
Judi Monday, CRS answered:
How to I post my house on trulia?
They only way to get your home marketed on Trulia is to have listed with a licensed Realtor.
1 vote Share Flag Mon May 26, 2014 Home Selling in 04101
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
Why do people list their house for sale, but with its "Address Not Disclosed"?
I believe that some agents or sellers may just want the phone to ring and have a conversation with folks who may be interested in the property. They may be forgetting that we are living ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 14, 2014 Home Selling in 04401
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
What does broker interest mean?
Broker interest simply means a licensed Realtor owns all, or a part of, the property in question. This disclosure is required so a consumer knows they are communicating with a licensed ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2014 Home Selling in Cumberland
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
what is the current market for home sellers?
Inventory in 2014 is much the same as 2013. There are fewer homes for sale at the moment and there appear to be a multitude of qualified buyers. Home sellers are in a good position to m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2014 Home Selling in 04092
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
What do you do with a lowball offer when you know your home is fairly priced?
Best not to "just say no". Could be that this particular buyer will come up to your desired price but is testing the water to determine your motivation and/or ability to negotiate to a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 22, 2014 Home Selling in Scarborough
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
How do I post a listing?
Probably the best way for you to determine how the sit works is to contact Trulia directly at 888-568-6487. They will be able to tell you if there is a way for you to enter your propert ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 17, 2014 Home Selling in 04106
Andrew Mooers, Real Estate Pro in 04730
Andrew Mooers answered:
What houses have sold in the last 12 months in Houlton, ME?
Are you needing to zero in on a specific type of house inventory segment? Houses with acreage, farms and farmettes and how large an area around Houlton proper do you want to consider, s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 12, 2014 Home Selling in Houlton
Brian J Walk…, Real Estate Pro in Belfast, ME
Brian J Walker answered:
home not advertised,one seller now deceased,can contract be voided
Did the surviving owner sign the purchase and sale agreement?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 5, 2014 Home Selling in 04240
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
I am trying to submit a listing as an 'owner as seller' so I don't have license ....does this mean I can't list? The web page won't let me continue
Cindy, as I am sure you noticed, websites that allow unfettered access to posting homes for sale or rent quickly become over run by scammers. A buyer or renter spends as much time tryin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 24, 2014 Home Selling in 04351
Ryan Lemire, Home Buyer in F.A.M.U., Tallahassee,...
Ryan Lemire answered:
Ask a question...I want to sell my house at 77 highland ave, fort kent contact me @kgbenoit@msn.com or # 860 710 8268
How many bedrooms/bathrooms? Pictures?? Price?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 5, 2014 Home Selling in Fort Kent
Lisa Roberts, Real Estate Pro in Sequim, WA
Lisa Roberts answered:
How often should a realtor check in with you while your home is under contract.?
I find there is a flow to the process. As the agent, it is my responsibility to keep things moving along. It is also my responsibility to be on top of potential issues and keep my sel ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 28, 2014 Home Selling in Kennebunkport
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
How do I find out which broker has sold the most property in the last 18 months in my area?
I would call the Realtors who are most prominent and ask them. They may tell you or they may also give you a great reason to use them even though they may not have sold the most propert ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 28, 2014 Home Selling in North Waterboro
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